This is an enhanced chapter-enabled AAC file for iTunes and iPods. Previously Ms. Bishoff was Vice President for Digital Collection Services at OCLC, and former Executive Director of the Colorado Digitization Program. Liz has worked with libraries and museums in many states on various aspects of their collaborative digitization initiatives. Part one: Liz discusses assumptions about grants and libraries Part two: Federal Funding Information Part three: Liz concludes her discussion and answers... Topics: higher education, information science, federal funding, libraries
The new Center for Science and the Imagination is launching its exhibit , End of the Golden Age: Science Fiction Before and After the Atomic Bomb, with a grand opening on September 12th at 1 PM at the Noble Science and Engineering Library. This event will feature an introduction by Author Alan Dean Foster . The exhibit presents stories published during and after World War II, and examines the growing recognition within the optimistic ranks of Golden Age writers that some of our... Topics: libraries, science, science fiction, pulp fiction, WWII, war, atom bomb, authors, podcast
Librarian Rene Tanner interviews Dr. Darlene Cavalier about the importance of Citizen Science. Dr. Cavalier is the founder of SciStarter , an enterprise that makes connections between scientists and the public. Music from www.purple-planet.com Topics: Citizen Science, SciCheer, Scistarter
Arizona Historical Foundation Photo Preservationist Rebekah Tabah joins host Fred McIlvain on-location at the Hayden Library to discuss "Dane Coolidge's Wild Wild West" the 2010 exhibit of historic Arizona photographs taken by scientist, artist, explorer, and author Dane Coolidge . Coolidge a relative of President Calvin Coolidge started as a biologist hired by the Smithsonian to take pictures of western animals. He fell in love with western people, places and photography and began... Topics: ASU, Arizona, history, photography, science, cowboys, Deserts--Southwest Source: WAV File Recorded on Marantz PMD670
Fred McIvain talks with Librarian Jeanne Davidson who joined the ASU Libraries as Head of the Noble Science and Engineering Library in June 2007. They discuss the expanding services, collaborations and new approaches Jeanne has helped establish. Topics: library, innovations, Higher Education, librarian, science, podcast
On Tuesday, May 16, 2006 the Arizona Library Association brought library IT consultant Joan Frye Williams to the ASU Tempe campus to explain how libraries can be fast, convenient, and suited to the modern, multi-tasking lives of today’s students and faculty without marginalizing the librarian. Joan is an internationally recognized library futurist and has been a successful librarian, consultant, trainer, and user of library services for more than 25 years. Part One focuses on : 24 Hour... Topics: information science, libraries, librarians, marketing, students, information resources, web 2.0,...
To celebrate the opening of the new Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University and the ASU Libraries' exhibit End of the Golden Age: Science Fiction Before and After the Atomic Bomb , Fred McIlvain and Assistant Professor Ed Finn, director of the Center, interview author Alan Dean Foster about his career in Science Fiction, film novelizations, and his world travels. Alan and Ed talk about meeting John W. Campbell, how science fiction authors actually predicted the coming... Topics: authors, writing, science fiction, ASU, libraries, literature, Hollywood, WWII, nuclear weapons
At a glance, harnessing the power of the Arizona sun would seem to be a natural fit for an aspiring southwestern university. ASU’s increasing research capability, the ambitions of Arizona businesses and the Arab oil embargoes of the 1970’s might have been a perfect storm for the development of solar technology. But technical challenges and uncertain government support impeded strategic investment and innovation in a field that sparked the imagination but required robust interdisciplinary... Topics: sustainability, green, 1950's, 1970's, politics, energy crisis, photovoltaics, science, industry,...
Our series, "Faculty and Librarians Team-up for Student Success," returns! In this installment we are joined by Dr. Ken Mossman , Professor of Health Physics in the ASU School of Life Sciences , and Katherine O'Clair , Life Sciences Librarian, ASU Libraries. They are here to tell us about collaborating to help students succeed in Bio 302: Cancer & Heart Disease . Ken's interests are in radiological, health and safety with a particular concern in public health and protection from... Topics: ASU, biology, X-ray, cancer research, education, arizona, library, life science, radiological... Source: WAV File Recorded on Marantz PMD670
Joan Frye Williams continues her May 16th presentation to the Arizona Library Association explaining how librarians can improve their chances of success by implementing the innovations that best match their particular type of library environment. She demonstrates why innovation is seldom easy, and even best practices aren’t “one size fits all.” Part One: How choosing the right Innovations can help you Being a Library Innovator is easier than you think Why many library projects fail... Topics: information science, information resources, libraries, library, librarians, customer service,...